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May 12, 2024, LHU ranked 3rd at Vietnam Robocon 2024 held in Ha Noi. It also received Fair Play Award, Most Impressive Robot Award and Best Idea Award.

April 26, 2024, LHU solemnly held a ceremony to receive Certificate of Institutional Accreditation - 2nd cycle by CEA - VNUHCM (MOET), Certificates of AUN-QA assessment standards for 4 more training programs (Japanese Studies, Construction Engineering Technology, Finance - Banking, and Automation and Control Engineering Technology), and ABET for 2 programs (Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technology and Information Engineering Technology). 

April 8, 2024, LHU and SMC Corporation Vietnam Co., Ltd. held the Handover and Inauguration Ceremony of SMC Automation Lab with the value of over 6. 5 billion VND.

January 22, 2024, LHU and Sun Edu International Education Joint Stock Company signed a cooperation agreement to establish a semiconductor integrated circuit center in Dong Nai province. 

January 9, 2024, LHU officially received ABET accreditations (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) for the two training programs: Information Engineering Technology and Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technology.

November 6 - 11, 2023, Team LH-Robot Fight from LHU represented Vietnam to compete in the AIES Robot Sports at the 19th ASIAD taking place in Hangzhou, China.

November 9, 2023, On the occasion of the 2023 - 2024 academic year opening ceremony, LHU honorably received a Certificate of Merit from the Minister of Education and Training for its positive contributions in implementing the Project "Supporting students to start a business until 2025".

November 6 - 11, 2023, Team LH-Robot Fight from LHU represented Vietnam at AIES Robot Sports held in Hangzhou, China.

October 19 - 21, 2023, LHU officially joined the Lancang-Mekong Countries Entrepreneurship Education Association.

October 17 - 19, 2023, LHU's delegates including Ms. Nguyen Thi Hoang Oanh and Mr. Hoang Tien Dung - Head and Deputy Head of the Office of International Affairs visited and attended "Thematic Forum on Sub-national Cooperation" within the framework of the Third Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) held in Beijing, China.

September 26, 2023, LHU officially received the Certificate of Institutional Accreditation (cycle 2) from the VNU-HCM Center for Education Accreditation for meeting the education accreditation standards issued by the Ministry of Education and Training. 

September 25, 2023, LHU was honored to welcome a distinguished delegation from the U.S. Embassy and USAID in Vietnam to visit and work.

September 9, 2023, At the Design Thinking - Open Innovation 2023 Competition, the StarDev team from the Faculty of Information Technology ranked 2nd with the project “ITFSD Ecosystem” (Student category). In the Startup Business category, the EVT-2023 team won the Consolation prize with the project "Designing and building fuel cells used for electric vehicles".

September 6, 2023, with the project "Research on herbal medicine for liver cancer treatment", MPharm. Nguyen Thi Tuyet Nhung - lecturer, Department of Analytical Chemistry and Drug Quality Control, Faculty of Pharmacy, LHU was named among 8 Seed Grant Award winners to receive the prize worth 12.500 USD in the framework of STIC project (Science, Technology, and Innovation Cooperation Program) held in Jakarta, Indonesia.

August 28, 2023 LHU in collaboration with the Student Village - Creative Students - Techfest Vietnam hosted the talk show "Connecting the innovation startup ecosystem and Launching the Hub of Student Innovation Village (SIV) in Dong Nai”.

August 12th - 15th, 2023 Representing nearly 8,000 students of LHU, Ha Thi Thu Huong - a student from the Faculty of English Language attended the Asia Youth International Model United Nations (MUN) 12th Conference organized by International Global Network with the theme "Preventing The World From Global Threats" held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

July 18, 2023 LHU received the AUN - QA certificates for its more four training programmes including Japanese Studies, Construction Engineering Technology, Finance - Banking, Automation and Control Engineering Technology with an accreditation period of 5 years, from April 9, 2023 to April 8, 2028. So far, LHU has had 10 training programmes winning AUN-QA accreditation.

May 30, 2023, The Quality Management Bureau under the Ministry of Education and Training issued an official letter allowing LHU to organize English proficiency tests according to the six-level foreign language proficiency framework for Vietnam.

May 28, 2023, The LH-4JF robot team of LHU ranked 2nd at Vietnam Robocon 2023 held in Nam Dinh province.

May 2023, LHU opened 3 more undergraduate majors: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Multimedia Communications and International Business.

April 20th - 21st, 2023, LHU hosted the 2023 Spring Workshop on Power Electronics and Applications (SWPEA 2023) which was co-organized by LHU, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Dong Nai University, the Korean Institute of Power Electronics – Vietnam Chapter and Vietnam Power Electronics Community. ​

March 31, 2023, LHU was honored to receive the First Class emulation flag and a certificate of merit from the People's Committee of Dong Nai province at the ceremony to review the patriotic emulation movements in 2022, sign the 2023 emulation agreement and praise advanced examples in 2023. In addition, MSc. Nguyen Minh Son - Vice Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology honorably received the title of advanced examples of Dong Nai province 2023.

March 26, 2023, The project "Seafarer positioning system to support sea rescue" carried out by the FSOS team won the Third prize in the Agriculture, forestry and fishery category and "Multi-application fuel cell system development" project by the FCT20 team won the Consolation prize at the 5th national startup festival for students 2023.

March 9, 2023, LHU together with the ASEAN University Network (AUN) organized the closing session of the 320th AUN-QA Assessment at programme level as planned. Four assessed study programmes were Japanese Studies, Construction Engineering Technology, Finance - Banking, Automation and Control Engineering Technology.

November 30, 2022, the Ministry of Health assigned the task of training Specialist Level 1 in Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology; Pharmaceutical Management for LHU according to the Decision No. 3189/QD-BYT.

November 24, 2022, at the 25th anniversary of establishment, the Ministry of Education and Training awarded the Certificates of Merit to LHU and 19 individuals with outstanding achievements in the Movement "Creativity and Innovation in Management, Teaching and Learning", academic year 2021-2022. The People's Committee of Dong Nai province also awarded Certificates of Merit to 15 collectives and 74 individuals for their excellent achievements in 25 years of LHU construction and development (September 24, 1997 - 2022).

November 15, 2022, LHU was allowed to open a master's program in Pharmaceutical Administrative Management, code 8720212 according to the Decision No. 3696/QD-BGDDT signed by the Ministry of Education and Training.

November 8, 2022, Mr. Watanabe Nobuhiro - Consulate General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh City visited, worked and donated nearly 100 Japan-related books to LHU's library under the "Read Japan Project".

October 19, 2022, Mr. Johnson Ong Chee Bin - AUN-QA Expert, Founder of Education Quality International (EQI) awarded Certificates of Quality Accreditation according to the requirement of the criteria of the AUN-QA to the six training programs of LHU including Information Technology; Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technology; Accounting; English Language; Business Administration and Pharmacy.

September 24, 2022, the Chinese Consul General presented LHU students a multi-functional classroom (including 18 computers and smart electronic boards), and awarded 18 scholarships worth VND 180 million to difficult students majoring in Chinese Language.

August 26, 2022, at the Golden Lotus Convention Center, Dong Nai Union of Friendship Organizations, Dong Nai province Vietnam - ASEAN Friendship Association officially announced the Decision No. 02/QD-VNASEAN dated August 22, 2022 to establish the LHU Vietnam - ASEAN Friendship Branch including 9 members.

June 9, 2022 LHU - the only university in Vietnam was listed in the top 50 universities supporting Ethical Values in the 2022 World's Universities with Real Impact rankings. It also ranked 85th in the global top 100 Innovative Universities, ranked 43rd among the 50 best universities in startup and innovative values, ranked 46th in the Top 50 towards Industrial Application and was 3rd in the Top 50 supporting Fourth Industrial Revolution.

April 2022 LHU officially opened three more undergraduate majors: E-commerce; Marketing; Logistics and Supply Chain Management. 

April 23, 2022 Faculty of English Language, LHU held the launching ceremony of Vietnam-America Friendship Branch.

March 9, 2022 Provincial Commissioner, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Son Hung together with leaders of Departments visited and worked with LHU. Thereby, the Provincial leaders highly appreciated digital transformation and education quality accreditation of LHU.

February 17, 2022 at the Conference to summarize the implementation of the emulation covenant in 2021, and to deploy tasks in 2022, on behalf of LHU, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Vu Quynh - Vice Rector took on the role of Head of the 15th Emulation Block in 2022.

January 10, 2022 LHU and Guangxi Normal University officially signed to establish the first Chinese Language and Culture Center in Vietnam.

August 18, 2021 the four more training programs including Business Management, Pharmacy, Accounting and English Language met the AUN-QA standards. Accordingly, LHU totally has six programs meeting the AUN-QA standard.

June 10, 2021  LHU - the only university in Vietnam was named among the top 50 universities towards Ethical Values in the 2021 World's Universities with Real Impact rankings.

June 8, 2021 Mr. Lam Thanh Hien was recognized as Rector of LHU term 2020-2025 according to Decision No. 05/QD-ĐHLH.H.K2.

March 5, 2021 LHU held a respectful ceremony to announce and award the Decision to appoint Associate Professor title to Mr. Nguyen Vu Quynh and Mr. Nguyen Thanh Lam. These were two first Associate Professors of LHU.

July 2020, LHU was awarded the Government's Emulation Flag at the ceremony to present noble awards from the Party and the State for the first time in 2020 at Dong Nai Radio and Television Station. 

June 11, 2020 LHU - the only university in Vietnam named in the top 50 most innovative universities towards Ethical Values in the WURI Ranking.

September 1, 2019 LHU merged the Faculty of General English and the Faculty of English Language into the Faculty of English Language.

August 25, 2019 LH-WAO team finished third at the ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest. The team also received the ABU Robocon Award by ABU Robocon Council in addition to a prize from Mabuchi, the competition’s sponsor.

July 3, 2019 LH-EST team ranked top 3 at the Drivers’ World Championship held in London.

June 20, 2019 Two Bachelor programs of LHU namely Information Engineering Technology and Electrical - Electronics Engineering Technology were accredited by the AUN – QA.

May 25, 2019 LHU The Walkers team won 3rd prize at the 2018 - 2019 Digital Race.

May 24, 2019 Two students of Chinese Studies major won two third prizes at "the 18th World Student Chinese Bridge Competition - the Southern Region".

May 12, 2019 LH-WAO won 2019 Vietnam Robocon held in Hai Duong province.

May 1, 2019 LH-EST team won Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2019 at Urban Concept – Battery Electric category.

August 26, 2018 LH - Galaxy triumphed at ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest 2018.

May 13, 2018 LH-ATM won Robocon Vietnam 2018 held in Ninh Binh province.

March 16, 2018, LHU was the first university in Dong Nai to meet education accreditation standards. It was awarded Certificate of Institutional Accreditation signed by the Center for Education Accreditation - VNU-HCM.

March, 2018 LHU triumphed at Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2018.

August 27, 2017 LH-Niceshot triumphed at ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest 2017.

May 14, 2017 LH-Niceshot team won Robocon Vietnam 2017 held in Ninh Binh province.

May 10, 2017 LHU Racing 304 won Third Prize at the Digital Race held by FPT Corporation.

March 31, 2017 LHU received the First Class Emulation Flag for the 2016 patriotic emulation movement.

March 18, 2017 LH – EST team triumphed at Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2017.

November 2016 LHU equipped two Robot NAOs worth nearly 20,000 USD to serve teaching and research.

May 14, 2016 LHU won First, Second and Third Prizes at Robocon Vietnam 2016

March 6, 2016 LHU secondly won the championship title at Shell Eco Marathon ASIA 2016 held in Manila, the Philippines, at Urban concept category at 185 kilometers per liter of ethanol E100.

May 28, 2015 LHU was allowed to train Masters of Civil and Industrial Construction Engineering according to Decision No. 1776/ QD-BGDDT. 

May 28, 2015 LHU received the Fund for Supporting Technological Creations Award (VIFOTEC), 13 certificates of merit for authors, two Golden Cups, one Word Invention Certificate and two Creative Youth Badges.

May 13, 2015 LHU was trained Masters of Electrical Engineering by the Decision No.  1586/QD-BGDDT.

May 2015 LHU LH - Seed took Third Place at Robocon Vietnam 2015.

April 10, 2015 LHU received the Excellent Emulation Flag from Dong Nai province People's Committee.

February 3, 2015 LHU LH - Gold championed the Shell Eco Marathon 2015 held in Manila, the Philippines.

January 28, 2015 LHU won Second prize of Best Video Clip Award at Shell Eco Marathon 2015 held in Manila, the Philippines.

January 2015 LHU received "“Vietnam Young Science Talent Award" with two Third, two Consolation of students and one Third and one Consolation of lecturers.

November 17, 2014 LHU was allowed to train PhDs of Computer Science according to the Decision No. 5395 QD/BGDDT signed by the Ministry of Education and Training.

October 31, 2014 LHU received the Third Class Labor Medal from the Prime Minister for the Robocon movement.

August 24, 2014 LHU won the championship title at ABU Asia-Pacific Robot contest held in India.

May 11, 2014 LHU won the fifth championship title at Robocon Vietnam 2014.

March 31, 2014 LHU received the First Class Emulation Flag for the patriotic emulation movement 2013.

February 8, 2014 LHU officially opened Economic Law major at university level.

February 7, 2014 LHU team - LH - Gold Energy was one of the five teams of Vietnam to participate in Shell Eco – marathon ASIA 2014 held in Luneta Park, Manila, Philippines.

February, 2014 LHU was handed over the Decision of training Doctoral level for major Business Administration by the Ministry of Training and Education.

December, 2013 LHU's Korean Studies student won Second prize at "the 4th Haiku poem composing contest" held by Japanese Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh city in cooperation with Tuoi Tre Newspaper; Ho Chi Minh city University of Social Sciences and Humanities and HCMC Union of Friendship Organizations.

December 6, 2013 SeAH Vietnam Co. Ltd offered scholarships worth VND 130 million to LHU poor and studious students.

December 2, 2013 LHU Rector attended "Vietnam -Taiwan Education Forum 2013" with the theme "Cooperating in training Vietnamese talents, establishing educational cooperation programs and popularizing Chinese language teaching and TOCFL" (The Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language).

November 17, 2013 Le Hoang Anh, MSc representing LHU was commended at a ceremony to honor 160 typical teachers for the period 2008 - 2013 held at HaNoi University of Technology.

November 1, 2013 the Department of Scientific Research - Postgraduate Education was separated into Scientific Research Dept. and Postgraduate Education Dept.

September 30, 2013 LHU admitted 8 Cambodian students.

August 30, 2013 LHU’s Trade Union and Youth Union received Third Class Labor Medals. Dong Nai-based Lac Hong University’s robocon team was also unexpectedly commended for its achievements in 2013 ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest at the ceremony to celebrate the 68th anniversary of the August Revolution (August 19)  and National Day (September 2) and to award Party and Nation's noble rewards to excellent individuals and collectives.

August 16, 2013 LHU won silver prize at 2013 ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest held in Tien Son Sports Palace, Da Nang city, Vietnam.

July 24, 2013
* People's Teacher Dr. Do Huu Tai was acknowledged as LHU Rector (tenure 2013 - 2018) according to Decision No. 2338/QD-UBND signed by Chairman of Dong Nai People’s Committee.
* The Board of Trustees (tenure IV: 2013 – 2018) led by Chairman Do Huu Tai was acknowledged according to Decision No. 2339/QD-UBND of provincial People’s Committee.

July 22, 2013 LHU Soft-skill Training Center was established according to Decision No. 595/QD-DHLH signed by the Rector.

July 20, 2013 LHU Labor Union was recognized as a strong Union in the emulation movement 2012 - 2013 by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour.

June 7, 2013 LHU Robocon team was unexpectedly awarded a certificate of merit by Dong Nai provincial People's Committee.

May 12, 2013 LHU won fourth championship title at Robocon Vietnam 2013, took second place at Robocon Techshow 2013 sponsored by Toyota Vietnam.

May 4, 2013 LHU received the First Class Emulation Flag in the patriotic emulation movement by Dong Nai provincial People's Committee according to Decision No. 1156/QD-UBND.

March 26, 2013 LHU signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation with ChoSun University.

January 5, 2013 LHU hosted "Vietnamese Young Science Talents Award 2012".

December 28, 2012 LHU opened Pharmacist major at university level.

November 29, 2012 LHU had a meeting with the Korean Consulate General and Korean cultural Television.

November 16, 2012 LHU’s Rector Dr. Do Huu Tai was recognized as People’s Teacher title.

November 15, 2012 LHU celebrated its 15th anniversary of foundation.

October 25, 2012 LHU received the Second Class Labor Medal.

October 24, 2012 LHU admitted 105 Lao students from Champasak province.

August 19, 2012 LHU took second place at 2012 ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest held in Hong Kong.

May 13, 2012 LHU defended its championship title successfully at Robocon Vietnam 2012

November 10, 2011 Meritorious Teacher Dr. Do Huu Tai was assigned to hold Rector position according to Decision No. 2939/QD-UBND signed by Chairman of provincial People’s Committee.

November, 2011

* LHU held the first MA commencement ceremony.

* LHU continued to offer Banking – Finance and Accounting majors (postgraduate program).

August 8, 2011 LHU took third place at 2011 ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest held in Thailand.

May 15, 2011 LHU again won the national championship title at Robocon 2011.

August 11 and 12, 2011 LHU organized the fifth National Conference on Basic and Applied Research in IT – FAIR (The Foundation for Apologetic Information & Research).

June 2011 LHU’s Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering was awarded the Third Class Labor Medal.

June 16, 2011 LHU was awarded the Emulation Flag for its excellent fulfillment of the patriotic emulation movement 2009 – 2010 according to Decision No. 928/QD-TTg by the Prime Minister.

March 30, 2011 LHU was conferred Excellent Labor Collective title, academic year 2009 – 2010 following Decision No. 1245/QD-BGD&DT.

October 14, 2010 Korean Resources Room was established.

September 8, 2010 LHU accepted 21 more Lao students.

September 21, 2010 LHU won silver medal at 2010 ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest held in Cairo, Egypt.

May 16, 2010 LHU was the champion of Robocon Vietnam 2010.

June, 2010 LHU was awarded the Emulation Flag for its excellent fulfillment of the patriotic emulation movement 2008 – 2009 according to Decision No. 860/QD-TTg dated on June 14, 2010 by the Prime Minister.

2010 LHU received the Third Class Emulation Flag from the provincial People’ Committee.

2010 the Faculty of Banking and Finance was founded.

2009 LHU was conferred Excellent Labor Collective title, academic year 2008 – 2009 following Decision No. 9122/QD-BGD&DT dated on December 31, 2009.

November 13, 2009 Chairman of the Trustees Board Meritorious Teacher Dr. Do Huu Tai received Second Class Labor Medal.

August 24, 2009 LHU had a working session with Kwassui Women’s University on a cooperation program.

August 20, 2009 LHU signed an agreement on training and using human resources with Olympus Vietnam Co., Ltd (Long Thanh industrial zone).

August, 2009 LHU received the Emulation Flag according to Decision No. 350/QD-KT-CDGD by the National Education Union of Vietnam for its achievement in Union’s activities, academic year 2008 – 2009.

August 5 and 6, 2009 LHU held the 12th National Conference on “Some selected issues of information technology and communications”.

June, 2009 LHU was awarded the Emulation Flag for its excellent fulfillment of patriotic emulation movement 2007 – 2008 according to Decision No. 769/QD-TTg dated on June 9, 2009 by the Prime Minister.

2009 LHU was allowed to offer Business Administration and Information Technology majors (postgraduate program) pursuant to Decision No. 1063/QD-BGD&DT dated on February 20, 2009.

2009 LHU received the Second Class Emulation Flag from the provincial People’ Committee.

February 13, 2009 LHU was allowed to offer postgraduate education according to Decision No. 207/QD-TTg by the Prime Minister.

December 23, 2008 LHU was conferred Excellent Labor Collective title, academic year 2007 – 2008 following Decision No. 8601/QD-BGD&DT.

April 7, 2008 the Information and Resources Center was established.

March 2008 LHU was awarded the Emulation Flag for its excellent fulfillment of the patriotic emulation movement 2006 – 2007 according to Decision No. 377/QD-TTg dated on March 28, 2008 by the Prime Minister.

February 15, 2008 The Board of Trustees (tenure 2008 – 2012) led by Chairman Do Huu Tai was established.

January 2008 LHU admitted 20 Lao students from Champasak province.

2008 LHU received the First Class Emulation Flag from the provincial People’ Committee.

December 29, 2007 LHU celebrated its 10th anniversary and received the Third Class Labor Medal from the Prime Minister.

November 12, 2007 LHU was recognized as the Excellent Labor Collective of the academic year 2006 – 2007.

2007 LHU received the First Class Emulation Flag from the provincial People’ Committee.

September 19, 2005 The Faculty of Environment and Biotechnology was founded.

December 6, 2002  

* The Board of Trustees (tenure II: 2003 – 2007) led by Chairman Nguyen Trung Phuong was established.

* Dr. Tran Hanh was appointed as the Rector ,tenure II (2003 – 2007).

1999 The University offers two more branches in industrial electricity and electronic mechanics.
November 13, 1997 LHU offers 4 departments: Information Technology, Telecommunications Electronics, Civil Engineering, Economics (including 3 majors: Business Administration, Accounting – Finance and Tourism Trade).
October 31, 1997 Minister of Education and Training signed the Decision No. 3463/BGD&DT to appoint Assoc. Prof. Dr. Doan Van Dien as the 1st Rector. 

October 17, 1997 Minister of Education and Training Prof. Dr. Nguyen Minh Hien signed the Decision No. 3261/BGD&DT in recognition of the Board of Trustees (tenure I: 1997 – 2002) led by Chairman Nguyen Trung Phuong.

September 24, 1997 The Prime Minister Vo Van Kiet signed the Decision No. 790/TTg approving the founding of LHU, located in Bien Hoa city, Dong Nai province.
Tan Thanh tile manufacturing business – the location to build the headquarters campus of LHU

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